Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: skidder
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.20 seconds.
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 503
Posted By skidder

Back in the mid-1970s, facing another day of...

Back in the mid-1970s, facing another day of mid-summer boredom, some friends and I went to the local discount 'art' theater and paid $1.50 to see a movie called 'Once Upon a Time in the West'...
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By skidder

Dinty Moore Beef Stew. Happened to see it on the...

Dinty Moore Beef Stew. Happened to see it on the bottom shelf in my local supermarket, so bought a can. It tastes great right out of the can and heated, but I added some corn, peas, and onions to...
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By skidder

That probably explains why I see no need for it;...

That probably explains why I see no need for it; I've never bought anything on E-Bay.
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By skidder

I wonder if they got any input from the National...

I wonder if they got any input from the National Park Service on how to screw up the poop problem in crowded areas. They put an outhouse up at busy Camp Muir on Mt. Rainier in the 1980s (the turds...
09-27-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,253
Posted By skidder

He counted the dog (it runs alongside its...

He counted the dog (it runs alongside its master), converted from English units to metric, rounded up, and that equaled nine. He could have increased the sample size by multiplying his final answer...
09-26-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By skidder

The 28c tires I've ridden were rated for 110psi...

The 28c tires I've ridden were rated for 110psi pressure, most 32c for 70-80psi. Purely my speculative opinion but it seems the 32c give a more 'cushioning' effect since its not pumped up to as high...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By skidder

The last time I got a new phone was due to the...

The last time I got a new phone was due to the old phone's operating system becoming obsolete and unsupported. I won't use Apple e-products, we have too many problems with them at work (both...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 746
Posted By skidder

That looks like a scam to me. I looked at PayPal...

That looks like a scam to me. I looked at PayPal many years ago and, frankly, I could not find a reason to use it. If I wanted to buy something on a retail site that required PayPal, I'd just find...
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 503
Posted By skidder

The Red Violin (mentioned above by ooga-booga) is...

The Red Violin (mentioned above by ooga-booga) is a great drama with Samuel L Jackson. Other great dramas - Being There, King of Hearts (is it a goofy rom-com or a caustic political satire? from...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By skidder

Most folks I see are wearing face masks, ear...

Most folks I see are wearing face masks, ear buds, and sunglasses, so I have no idea if they are even aware of their surroundings.

A few years ago while on an early morning bike ride on a local...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 621
Posted By skidder

The story says its in Southern California in the...

The story says its in Southern California in the low hills between the communities of Redlands/Loma Linda (north side of the hills) and Moreno Valley (south side), about 70 miles east of downtown Los...
09-19-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,321
Posted By skidder

Very loosely related to bicycling**, but does...

Very loosely related to bicycling**, but does anyone remember when a rainbow banner/rainbow flag was a symbol of the hippie movement? Seems its been re-used (or co-opt'd) by the racial equality...
09-18-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,845
Posted By skidder

Demand exceeds supply, so the prices go to a...

Demand exceeds supply, so the prices go to a level where demand tapers off. Also new technology can demand higher prices due to the company recouping investment costs (engineering, production,...
09-18-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,845
Posted By skidder

Same for me in 2010. I wanted to get a new...

Same for me in 2010. I wanted to get a new touring bicycle and was surprised I couldn't find one (other than the Fuji Touring) for under $1K. I ended up buying a used mid-1990s rigid MTB that had...
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,515
Posted By skidder

Update on the fires/smoke: The sky has turned...

Update on the fires/smoke: The sky has turned from an orange-yellow blend to blue here in my area of Southern California. Air quality regulators still report a lot of very fine particulate matter...
09-18-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 814
Posted By skidder

Got a picture of the vehicle with those tires? ...

Got a picture of the vehicle with those tires? ;)

The only steel grate bridge I remember crossing was in the San Francisco Bay area when I lived there a few decades ago. It was the one...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By skidder

California DOES have four seasons: Fire,...

California DOES have four seasons: Fire, Flooding, Earthquakes, Rioting. I've seen them all. :D
09-15-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,456
Posted By skidder

Now I get it. Toshiro Mifune got into all those...

Now I get it. Toshiro Mifune got into all those samari movies by bribing Akira Kurosawa with the best ramen noodles in Japan. Makes perfect sense!
09-15-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By skidder

I'm near the beach in OC. Didn't ride all last...

I'm near the beach in OC. Didn't ride all last week due to the smoke. My gauge is the amount of ash on my car's windshield. This past weekend it was almost non-existent so did 25 miles on Saturday...
09-13-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,802
Posted By skidder

Nah, that would be an insult to the 1980s...

Nah, that would be an insult to the 1980s surf-punk band from Southern California.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vhq8CqtCDo&list=PLmAMQt4AAh_Q4XBxQcXvy9dkf5hIE1QDp&index=12

And they are...
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11,054
Views: 2,285,482
Posted By skidder

I've seen artificial insemination of cows,...

I've seen artificial insemination of cows, steers, and horses, so I guess this is just a super-size version of that process?

Unless the 'primary' guy is really, really tall, I'm guessing this is a...
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11,054
Views: 2,285,482
Posted By skidder

. . . a new Alfred Hitchcock movie, or an...

. . . a new Alfred Hitchcock movie, or an updated remake?
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,350
Posted By skidder

Lemme figure this out; 'zombie' thread started in...

Lemme figure this out; 'zombie' thread started in 2011, revivied in 2020, that makes umpteenish years, or converting it to days using the foo-culator calculator gives me twentifortishfive days, just...
09-13-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,773
Posted By skidder

I used to be a pavement pounder up until my...

I used to be a pavement pounder up until my late-20s when life got in the way. Everything from a 4:24 mile to a 2:32 marathon. Stopped competitive stuff when I started working full time, then...
09-12-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,773
Posted By skidder

Best answer I've ever found is the misapplication...

Best answer I've ever found is the misapplication theory that the asphalt pavement is 'softer' and more forgiving on your joints. The running world has extrapolated this from roadway design in that...
09-12-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,773
Posted By skidder

Its actually a mix. Most municipalities have...

Its actually a mix. Most municipalities have standards for developers to develop open land/lots - building set-backs, street width, sidewalks, % of acreage devoted to parks, # of street lights,...
09-12-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,456
Posted By skidder

What color bar tape should I use on my...

What color bar tape should I use on my Cup-o'-Noodles? I need to wrap the cup to keep it warm, and have a good grip on it while eating. Does color matter, or just go with basic black?

Or maybe...
09-12-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,773
Posted By skidder

Lack of training on bicycling skills by parents...

Lack of training on bicycling skills by parents (I don't blame it on schools or other government agencies). .
Parental paranoia - kids at taught to ride on the sidewalk as its not safe riding in...
Forum: Foo
09-12-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,206
Posted By skidder

Saw him twice back in the 1980s/early-1990s when...

Saw him twice back in the 1980s/early-1990s when there were a few small clubs here in So Cal that would showcase him and other blues masters. . Pure dope on stage. Too bad he passed in the...
09-12-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By skidder

Yep, always. Its just a simple lock and cable to...

Yep, always. Its just a simple lock and cable to prevent opportunistic theft, 'keep the honest people honest', doesn't weigh all that much. If a pro thief wants my bicycle he/she is going to get it...
09-10-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,456
Posted By skidder

Is it permissible to add a little oil to your...

Is it permissible to add a little oil to your noodles? Just to help with the flavor and texture, not to make it easier to swallow. Maybe some Olive oil, a fish oil, canola, or something else? How...
09-10-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By skidder

I was down there 30 years ago up in the Andes...

I was down there 30 years ago up in the Andes (Quito to Riobamba), but not for bicycle riding. I do know the politics are pretty volatile (not as volatile as nearby Bolivia), but most of the people...
09-10-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,677
Posted By skidder

ORange County, Southern Calfiornia, down near the...

ORange County, Southern Calfiornia, down near the coast. Its the usual 'morning overcast' situation, but high-altitude smoke is creating an odd 'orange glow' to the sunlight. A noticeable amount of...
09-10-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,034
Posted By skidder

I always wanted to build a bike from the frame...

I always wanted to build a bike from the frame up, got my chance when a nice old MTB I had developed a crack in its frame. Bought a Nashbar aluminum frame, a new steel fork, and put it together with...
Forum: Foo
09-10-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,206
Posted By skidder

I ain't drunk, I just been drinking: ...

I ain't drunk, I just been drinking:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcrWZu6Mg7U
Forum: Touring
09-09-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By skidder

Black and blue 'splash' tape. Or black. Or...

Black and blue 'splash' tape. Or black. Or what's on sale.
09-09-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,456
Posted By skidder

Any advantage to cooking the noodles in a...

Any advantage to cooking the noodles in a carbon-fibre bowl instead of the cup they come in?, Maybe titanium, maybe aluminum, or is 'steel-the-real-deal'? Maybe a bowl that's laterally stiff and...
09-07-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 49,795
Posted By skidder

Got up at 6AM to go for an early morning ride...

Got up at 6AM to go for an early morning ride before the holiday crowds get out there. First thing I did was walk outside and look at my car's windshield - little flakes of white ash all over it, so...
09-06-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,394
Posted By skidder

I make my living off of health and safety issues,...

I make my living off of health and safety issues, and I'll tell you not to use gasoline. I'll admit I'm not too concerned with it flammability (its just as flammable as a lot of other solvents), but...
Forum: Foo
09-04-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,255
Posted By skidder

A few of interest: Grandmaster Flash: ...

A few of interest:

Grandmaster Flash:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsTJaP2tC0A&list=RDHsTJaP2tC0A&start_radio=1

Run-DMC:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-O5IHVhWj0
09-04-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By skidder

Why did you suddenly 'realize' you needed to take...

Why did you suddenly 'realize' you needed to take a salt supplement? A medical condition? Barring a medical condition, if you're 'getting back on the road' means you're not in very good shape,...
Forum: Foo
09-03-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By skidder

For all you losers: ...

For all you losers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f70Z3cvrQd0

What the heck, lets dogpile on all you losers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgSPaXgAdzE
08-29-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,078
Posted By skidder

Bigger tires all around. I've got 700x32's on...

Bigger tires all around. I've got 700x32's on both front and rear on my roadie and single speed. Tour bike has 700 x 35's. No problems with either set up. :D
08-29-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By skidder

A pair of medium-priced and slightly padded work...

A pair of medium-priced and slightly padded work gloves from the local home center/hardware store, made with synthetic materials, not the leather ones (synthetic can be easily washed). Normal winter...
08-29-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,088
Posted By skidder

I've read that the restaurant industry has...

I've read that the restaurant industry has somewhere around 50% too much capacity, so this pandemic will weed out the weaker ones. I've yet to see that. Subway sandwich shops are an interesting...
08-29-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By skidder

Nope. Still get up early (4AM) a few days during...

Nope. Still get up early (4AM) a few days during the week for 15-18 mile rides before work, and get up at dawn on weekends/holidays to ride on the MUP or streets before traffic gets too heavy. ...
Forum: Foo
08-29-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,756
Posted By skidder

Yes, this is a 'zombie' thread, but printers have...

Yes, this is a 'zombie' thread, but printers have come a long way in the 6 years since the thread was started.

Question for you folks who have all-in-one printer-copy-scan-fax devices - what...
08-27-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,157
Posted By skidder

Steel, neither, rim, oiled, with a helmet. ...

Steel, neither, rim, oiled, with a helmet.

Next question, please . . . .
Forum: Foo
08-26-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By skidder

Since you've mentioned a number of types of...

Since you've mentioned a number of types of investment plans, not investments themselves (stocks, bonds, real estate, etc) you'll be looking at which ones are tax exempt (no income tax) and which are...
Forum: Foo
08-25-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,058
Posted By skidder

2006 Toyota Tacoma, Access cab model with 5-speed...

2006 Toyota Tacoma, Access cab model with 5-speed manual transmission. 100,000 miles on it and it had its first problem: the AC compressor broke. Still has the original brake pads and the clutch...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.